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FA Wales 'extremely disappointed' at losing bid

The Football Association of Wales has expressed disappointment at the news that Cardiff has not been selected to host 2020 European Championship matches.

The FAW is obviously extremely disappointed by today’s news but would like to congratulate those cities that have been chosen as UEFA EURO 2020 host cities. We believed that the Millennium Stadium, with its 74,154 capacity and extensive Skybox and hospitality facilities, would have been an ideal venue for UEFA EURO 2020 and provide UEFA with significant revenues.

But we of course respect UEFA’s decision.

The FAW would like to thank all the partners that worked so hard to support Cardiff’s bid. While they, like us, will be disappointed with today’s news, there is much to be positive about Welsh football as we look to the future.

– FA Wales statement

Supporters 'gutted' that Cardiff won't host Euro 2020


FA Wales tweet thanks for Euro 2020 support

The Football Association of Wales has thanked those who supported Cardiff's bid to host 2020 European Championship matches.

Uefa announced that Cardiff has been unsuccessful in its bid, with Glasgow, Bucharest and Budapest among the cities chosen ahead of Cardiff.

Wales 'will not play second fiddle' in devolution talks

The First Minister, Carwyn Jones, says Wales 'cannot, and will not play second fiddle' in future devolution talks.

His comments came in a press conference this morning, following news that Scotland voted 'no' to independence in an historic referendum.

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He said: "It's time for our constitution to be put on a coherent footing... The UK has suffered a serious injury, a sticking plaster will not do... The old union is dead. We need to forge a new union."


Scotland votes 'no' to independence: Your views

Voters in Scotland have rejected independence in an historic referendum.

With almost all votes counted, 55% of the electorate have voted against independence.

We're been getting your thoughts on this story on our Facebook page

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A relief that we are still united however the relative closeness of the vote indicates that we need to improve the way we are governed - that goes for whether we live in Wales, Scotland, Cornwall or Birmingham.

– David Powell

This is not the end but the start of a conversation that will effect everyone in the UK. There is a view that the Welsh Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly and English Regions should, at least, receive more powers and this is bound to impact business by way of various tax measures which in turn has an effect on employment. So last nights result is just the beginning.

– Des Lloyd

I'm pleased we are still United Kingdom. Let's hope the powers promised from Westminster extend to Wales too.

– Mary Rees

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Welsh celebrities react to Scotland's 'no' vote

Welsh celebrities have taken to Twitter this morning to voice their opinions on Scotland's decision to remain part of the UK.

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